RAHUL GANDHI WILL MEET BOOTH-LEVEL PARTY WORKERS IN MARCH: CHODANKAR
PANAJI Congress president Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Goa in March to address booth-level Congress workers. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar said that Rahul Gandhi will be meeting booth-level workers somewhere in the first week of March and address them about the coming Lok Sabha elections.READ more..
AAP GOA ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR UPCOMING LOK SABHA ELECTIONS
PANAJI The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Goa has announced the names of candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats in the state. AAP, on Wednesday, announced that state AAP general secretary Pradeep Padgaonkar would be their candidate from the North Goa while Elvis Gomes will contest from South Goa Lok Sabha seat.READ more..
STATE GOVT WILL HAVE TO FIND SOLUTION TO MINING ISSUE: PARRIKAR
PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the state government will have to find a way for the resumption of mining, TCP minister Vijai Sardesai informed after attending the cabinet meeting on Monday. “The chief minister said the solution for the mining crisis should be worked out by the state government, however, he did not elaborate,” Sardesai said after attending…READ more..
LOKAYUKTA DOES NOT TRUST STATE GOVT’S ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCIES: CONGRESS
PANAJI The Congress on Monday accused the BJP-led coalition government of trying to interfere into a CBI probe recommended by state Lokayukta in an alleged tablet-PC procurement scam, which happened 2013. State Congress president Girish Chodankar said that Goa Lokayukta PK Mishra recommending CBI probe only means that the anti-corruption institution does not trust state government’s anti-corruption agencies. “By recommending a CBI…READ more..
GSM WILL BE REPLACEMENT FOR BJP IN GOA: VELINGKAR
PANAJI Goa Suraksha Manch founder Subhash Velingkar has said that the GSM will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and will support Narendra Modi at centre if elected. Velingkar also said that GSM will be a replacement to BJP in Goa. “The current BJP in Goa is filled with people who have come from Congress background, therefore GSM will act as a…READ more..
EX- DEPUTY SPEAKER, ST. ANDRE MLA VISHNU WAGH NO MORE
PANAJI Former deputy speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Vishnu Wagh passed away in South Africa last week, his wife Aruna informed on Wednesday. Wagh was 53 years of age. “Vishnu Wagh passed away on February 8 in South Africa while he was on a tour of Cape Town,” his wife Aruna said in an audio message released here. Wagh had been ailing since…READ more..
AMIT SHAH TO ADDRESS GOA BJP WORKERS TODAY
PANAJI The BJP’s booth level party workers will be addressed today by BJP president Amit Shah. BJP state chief Vinay Tendulkar said that Nearly 30,000 booth-level workers are expected to attend the speech of Shah today at Sports Authority of Goa stadium in Bambolim today evening.READ more..
BJP HIDING FACTS OF MINING DELEGATION MEETING WITH PM: CONGRESS
PANAJI Reacting to the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Goa’s mining delegation which included some BJP MPs and leaders, the Goa Congress has alleged that the BJP is hiding some of the facts about the meeting. State Congress president Girish Chodankar said that other than PM’s ‘main dekhta hoon’ (I will look into it) no other facts of the…READ more..
SOPTE STARTS CAMPAIGN FOR BY-POLLS
PANAJI Dayanand Sopte has kicked-off his election campaigning in Mandrem constituency by performing rituals at Bhagwati temple. Sopte was accompanied by a large number of BJP workers and supporters from Mandrem. Sopte said that some of the senior leaders from the BJP will join him for his campaign as and when they are available.READ more..
ELVIS GOMES TO BE AAP CANDIDATE FROM SOUTH GOA FOR LOK SABHA POLLS
PANAJI Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Elvis Gomes will be the Lok Sabha candidate from South Goa, the party announced on Wednesday. “The PAC (Political Affairs Committee) in AAP has chosen Gomes as its candidate from South Goa,” said AAP spokesperson Durgesh Pathak. “Gomes has the experience of working in different government departments such as urban development department, tourism department and port among…READ more..